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Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
by Booker T. Washington

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington

Related topics: Work

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

Character is power.
- Booker T. Washington

 

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as
much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
- Booker T. Washington

I let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him.
- Booker T. Washington

Associate yourself with people of good quality,
for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
- Booker T. Washington

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If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize dreams.
- Booker T. Washington

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him,
and to let him know that you trust him.
- Booker T. Washington

Dignify and glorify common labor.
It is at the bottom of life that we must begin,
not at the top.
- Booker T. Washington

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
- Booker T. Washington

To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him.
- Booker T. Washington

No man, who continues to add something to the material,
intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives,
is left long without proper reward.
- Booker T. Washington

You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.
- Booker T. Washington

We must reinforce argument with results.
- Booker T. Washington

I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
- Booker T. Washington

Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
- Booker T. Washington

The individual who can do something that the world wants done will,
in the end, make his way regardless of his race.
- Booker T. Washington

I have learned that success is to be measured not so
much by the position that one has reached in life as
by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
- Booker T. Washington

Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
- Booker T. Washington

We don't just borrow words; on occasion,
English has pursued other languages down alleyways
to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
- Booker T. Washington

One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without
remaining down in the ditch with him.
- Booker T. Washington

There are two ways of exerting one's strength:
one is pushing down,
the other is pulling up.
- Booker T. Washington

At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics,
even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our
race economic independence.
- Booker T. Washington

We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law,
but we do want them for our brothers.
- Booker T. Washington

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small
things rather than to the large things;
to the every day things nearest to us rather than to
the things that are remote and uncommon.
- Booker T. Washington

No greater injury can be done to any youth than to
let him feel that because he belongs to this or that
race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
- Booker T. Washington

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you
it's going to be a butterfly.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
- Anonymous

The Tao abides in non-action,
Yet nothing is left undone.
- Lao Tzu

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

Nothing is ever absolutely "wrong."
"Wrong" is in the cultural tradition of the beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

Know that where there is love, nothing is missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heart knows nothing of the past,
nothing of the future;
it knows only of the present.
- Osho

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda


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